Healthy living is the new catch phrase of our time. The media is filled with stories and pictures of people working out in gyms, eating health foods and living the good life. While there is nothing wrong with healthy living many of the messages carried in the media are overstated.
People are told to mega dose on vitamins, to eat faddy diets and to buy new wonder pills that are claimed to give them new vigour and vitality. Many even suggest they can prevent cancer.
So what is the truth? Taking a rational look at the evidence, world medical literature to date strongly suggests that living a healthy lifestyle is indeed beneficial to your health. But what exactly is a “healthy lifestyle” and how do we ensure we live a healthy life?